Immanuel Ness

is professor of political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. His research focuses on working class mobilization, Global South workers, migration, resistance and social movements. Ness is author of The New Industrial Proletariat (Pluto Press, 2015); Guest Workers and Resistance to US Corporate Despotism (University of Illinois 2011); and Immigrants, Unions, and the U.S. Labor Market (Temple University Press 2005). He is General Editor with Peter Bellwood of Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (Wiley Blackwell 2013). He is editor of the peer-review quarterly journal, Working USA: The Journal of Labor and Society.

Lessons for Building a Democratic Workers’ State

Lessons for Building a Democratic Workers’ State

We asked several contributors to write on the theme of the state and revolutionary strategy, for a roundtable discussion revolving around the following prompt: “In the late 19th and early 20th centuries the socialist movement spilled a great deal of ink debating the question of state power. Lenin’s work was perhaps the most influential, but it also provoked a wide… Read more →